Born to Be Blue

Born to Be Blue

"Love is instramental"
  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.9  (8,018)
  • 64

Born To Be Blue is the story of Chet Baker, played by Ethan Hawke, and the highlights of his life, specifically in 1966 during a very pivotal moment in his life and career. Being a trumpeter, Baker is approached by a director and asked to star in a film that, oddly enough, is about his own life, but mainly the point where earlier in his life he was using heroin to get by. During the process of shooting the movie, Baker has many interactions with his co-star named Jane, played by Carmen Ejogo, which eventually builds and leads to a romance with both characters as time goes on. The two end up dating and things seem to be going fine, until on their date Baker gets jumped by street thugs. Although he recovers, his front teeth are damaged, putting his musical career at serious risk. Luckily, Jane is around to help him try and pull himself up from losing his trumpeting career altogether.

Born to Be Blue
Born To Be Blue
Born To Be Blue

Trailer - 2 min 29 sec

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Born To Be Blue is the story of Chet Baker, played by Ethan Hawke, and the highlights of his life, specifically in 1966 during a very pivotal moment in his life and career. Being a trumpeter, Baker is approached by a director and asked to star in a film that, oddly enough, is about his own life, but mainly the point where earlier in his life he was using heroin to get by.

During the process of shooting the movie, Baker has many interactions with his co-star named Jane, played by Carmen Ejogo, which eventually builds and leads to a romance with both characters as time goes on. The two end up dating and things seem to be going fine, until on their date Baker gets jumped by street thugs. Although he recovers, his front teeth are damaged, putting his musical career at serious risk. Luckily, Jane is around to help him try and pull himself up from losing his trumpeting career altogether.

Born to Be Blue is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 64.

Born to Be Blue is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Born to Be Blue for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2016
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (8,018)
  • Metascore
    64